LING4690/6690

Historical Linguistics
Credit Hours:
3

Traditional methods of historical linguistics are reviewed, with examples from several different language families. Various kinds of possible phonological and syntactic changes are investigated in relation to modern linguistic theory.

Prerequisites:
LING2100 or LING2100E or LING2100H or ENGL(LING)3030 or POD

LING(CLAS)4610/6610

Sanskrit I
Credit Hours:
3

The phonology, morphology, and syntax of the classical Sanskrit language, emphasizing the position of Sanskrit within the Indo-European language family and its importance for Indo-European linguistics.

Prerequisites:
LING2100 or LING2100E or LING2100H or ENGL(LING)3030 or POD

PHIL(LING)4520/6520

Model Theory
Credit Hours:
3

Formal semantics for sentential and first-order predicate logic, including both soundness and completeness results for first-order logic. Additional topics may include Goedel's incompleteness results, the Skolem-Lowenheim theorem, or possible world semantics for modal logics.

Prerequisites:
PHIL(LING)4510/6510 or POD

LING4210/6210

Introduction to Indo-European Studies
Credit Hours:
3

The Indo-European language family: the various early Indo-European dialects, their grammatical structures, and the evolution of those structures from the proto-language.

Prerequisites:
LING2100 or LING2100E or LING2100H or ENGL(LING)3030 or POD

ENGL(LING)4190

Topics in the English Language
Credit Hours:
3. Repeatable for maximum of 6 credit hours.

A special topic not otherwise offered in the English curriculum. Topics and instructors vary from semester to semester.

Prerequisites:
POD
Level: